Rajinikanth Ranjith movie that has been in the news for some time has confirmed its leading actress. The movie which is supposed to be based on the story of a gangster will be based completely in Mumbai. Major portions of the movie are said to be based in Dharavi slums of Mumbai and the production house have erected massive sets in Chennai depicting the same.
The movie which has been planned to go on floors from 28th of May has confirmed its leading lady now. Actress Huma Qureshi who is known for her roles in Gangs Of Wasseypur and Dedh Ishqiya has been signed to play the leading lady in the movie.
According to sources close to the movie, the actress will be playing the love interest of the actor Superstar Rajinikanth. The team was on a hunt for an actress who will have a strong screen presence since the role is a performance oriented.
Director Pa.Ranjith is known for his unique casting techniques and was much appreciated after casting Radhika Apte in Kabali. Radhika Apte received much critical appreciation after the release of Kabali.
Huma Qureshi is highly appreciated for her acting prowess in the movies like Badlapur, D-Day and Gangs of Wasseypur. She debuted with Gangs of Wasseypur and also won three awards for the same role.
Earlier Vidya Balan and Sonakshi Sinha were considered for the role opposite Rajinikanth in this movie. Rajinikanth has paired up with actress Sonakshi Sinha in the movie Lingaa. Vidya balan was supposed to star opposite superstar in Kabali and Lingaa but the pair dint materialize due to earlier commitments that she has signed.